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Matthew Williams

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Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 80), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matthew AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 69784 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Williams (mother), Cygnet, Tasmania, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 69784 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Fencer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 3" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      188 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 2 April 1918.
    Embarked Suez, 8 April 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 15 May 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 11 September 1918; taken on strength, 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 19 September 1918, and posted to C Company.
    Wounded in action, 4 October 1918 (gun shot wound, chest), and admitted to 2nd NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 October 1918, and then to Ambulance Train No 2; admitted to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, Le Treport, 6 October 1918; discharged to No 3 convalescent Depot, 11 November 1918; transferred to Base Depot, Etaples, 12 November 1918.
    Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 12 November 1918 (boils); transferred to 25th General Hospital, 16 November 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 21 November 1918.
    Admitted to 7th General Hospital, 4 December 1918; transferred to No 6 Convalescent Depot, 17 December 1918.
    Detached to United Kingdom, 7 January 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Portsmouth on board SS 'Raranga', 11 March 1919; disembarked Newport, Nova Scotia, Canada, 25 March 1919; re-embarked (date not recorded); admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 23 April 1919 (mumps); discharged (termination of period of engagement), 11 June 1919.
    War service: 1 year 243 days (of which 1 year 58 days was abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      80: 14 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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